Elton John Tops Charitable British Celeb List

Elton John is the most generous celebrity in the U.K., according to a list compiled by a British newspaper.

The singer donated roughly 24 million, or $36 million, to charities last year. This allowed him to beat out the other charitable celebs, including J.K. Rowling, who came in at number two with donations of 9.4 million, or about $14 million, according to the Sunday Times' 2013 Giving List.

U2's Bono made the list as well, with 8 million, or $12.8 million, in giving.

The majority of Elton's giving went to his AIDS foundation. Last year, Britain's top 100 philanthropists have increased the amount given to charity by 21%, according to a report from the Charities Aid Foundation.

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